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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Philadelphia, PA (PHL)

Distance from Los Angeles International Airport to Philadelphia International Airport is 2401 miles / 3865 kilometers / 2087 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2401.481 miles
  • 3864.809 kilometers
  • 2086.830 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 2396.206 miles
  • 3856.320 kilometers
  • 2082.246 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is 5 hours 2 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Philadelphia is 3 hours. Philadelphia is 3 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles
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Los Angeles, CA

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Philadelphia, PA

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Airport information


A Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″W

Map

Flight map from Los Angeles to Philadelphia.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Philadelphia (PHL).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2401

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